Midday, a painting by John Scarland Midday break

tea in the garden, a painting by John ScarlandTea in the garden

charcoal drawing 'troth' by John Scarlandmono media

secret gardenMy nurtured Garden

interior by John Scarland Interior (with flowers)

A new departure of sorts. I'm unable to remember if I have painted the interior of my own house.

head drawing slow work

In an old sketchbook I found a page of heads, v. small thumbnails

holiday romanceHoliday Romance

I keep small pieces of primed canvas laying around the studio

glass table New interior

Looking around for an idea, I first saw a vase of white freesias,

frames by John Scarland

Fastidious about Frames

A while ago I made a bad choice.

watercolour headVariables

Despite my efforts to the contrary, I continue to rework and rework the figure.

garden watercolour by John ScarlandFormal Gardens

While formulating a new picture in my mind I flipped back to a very old picture,